Santa Monica, Calif., at a glance

— POPULATION: About 92,000. — LOCATION: Immediately west of Los Angeles, situated along the Pacific Ocean north of LA’s Venice Beach and sou…

24 dead in new wave of Iraq attacks

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Officials say 10 apparently coordinated car bombs and a shooting across Iraq have killed at least 24 and wounded dozens…

Solar-powered plane lands near Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — A solar-powered plane bidding to fly across the U.S. has landed at Dulles International Airport near the nation’s capital,…